Source Pravda.Ru

Russia reports rise in oil exports

The export of oil products went up 5.7 percent in the first eight months of2002 in Russia to 41.857 million tons for about $5.7bn, a source in theRussian State Customs Committee reported to RBC.The source specified that exports of oil products to countries outside theCIS reached 40.46 million tons, or 5.2 percent more as compared to thecorresponding period last year. The cost of oil products exported to thesecountries was about $5.46bn..